A sitemap is a piece of the file. Every site has one. It gives search engines detailed information about a website.
Are sitemaps important?
Yes, it is. Sitemaps enable a website to be crawled and indexed. Without it, your site won’t appear in the search results. Your site will be invisible to users.
How do I submit a sitemap to Google Search Console?
- Your site should be verified first
- Log in to your Google Console account
- Select the website that you want to submit the sitemap for
- Click the sitemaps button
- Encode the word ‘sitemaps.xml’
- Click send sitemap